Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 8 - Coordinate Geometry and Linear Systems - 8.5 - Systems of Two Linear Equations - Problem Set 8.5 - Page 370: 68



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The key word in this statement is "linear." While systems of non-linear equations (which are not covered in this section) can have multiple solutions, linear equations are straight lines. Since no two straight lines can intersect two times, a system of two linear equations will never have two solutions.
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